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Teaching Never Gets Any Easier. But It Gets Better Teaching Never Gets Any Easier. But It Gets Better
Teacher Justin Minkel used to dream of the magical day when teaching would feel so much easier. He's realized that that day won't arrive, but something powerful takes its place: The insight, skill and big heart to be a better teacher. Read more.
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Inspire Constitutional Education!
The National Constitution Center's Classroom Exchanges offer classrooms the opportunity to participate in meaningful conversations with students around the country about the Constitution with questions that engage both historical thinking and real-world application skills. Sign your class up now!

The Push to Get More Teachers of Color in Special Education Classrooms The Push to Get More Teachers of Color in Special Education Classrooms
Eight in 10 special educators are white, but some teacher-preparation programs are working to make the field more diverse. Read more.
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Ever considered working in Hawaii?
Today, chat directly with HR reps and hiring managers from the aloha state (Hawaii) about teaching and school or district administration jobs. Learn about opportunities for this school year and next during our virtual career fair. Register now.

What the New Reading Wars Get Wrong
Advocates for phonics and whole language need to start by agreeing on what we even mean by "reading," writes Mia Hood. Read more.
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Parent Who Criticized His Son's Math Program Is Sued By Curriculum Company Parent Who Criticized His Son's Math Program Is Sued By Curriculum Company
In a surprising move, MVP Math is suing a Wake County, N.C., parent who has pushed the district to stop using the curriculum. Read more.
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Social-Emotional Learning
FREE! This spotlight includes effective practices for working with students who have faced trauma and adversity, building growth mindsets in the classroom, and becoming a culturally responsive educator. See other Spotlights.
A Perennial Challenge in Rural Alaska: Getting and Keeping Teachers
Native American Students Behind Bars Have Least Access to Advanced Courses, Study Finds
HBO Produces Documentary to Help Kids Understand 9/11
Nearly All Teachers (and Other Public Servants) Who Applied for Loan Forgiveness Were Denied
Schools Say No to Cellphones in Class. But Is It a Smart Move?
U.S. Students and Teachers Top Global Peers for Time Spent in School in OECD Study
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The 'Colorblindness' of Schools Has 'Failed Children of Color'
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Instructional Strategies for an 'ELL Teacher's Toolbox' Instructional Strategies for an 'ELL Teacher's Toolbox'
Educators Larry Ferlazzo and Katie Hull Sypnieski share teacher-tested instructional strategies for English-language learners. Watch video.
1. Complaining About Students Is Toxic. Here Are 4 Ways to Stop (Opinion)
2. Teaching Secrets: Get to Know Students Through Seating Challenges (Opinion)
3. The Urgent Need for Anti-Racist Education (Opinion)
4. In These Scary Times, Here's the 'Welcome Back to School' Letter I Wish I'd Received (Opinion)
5. Explicit Phonics Instruction: It's Not Just for Students With Dyslexia (Opinion)

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